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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, behind the scenes video.

July 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, behind the scenes video.

A behind the scenes video looking at the making of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film.

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MidAmeriCon II brings all the Star Wars.

June 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
MidAmeriCon II brings all the Star Wars.

MidAmeriCon II – aka the World Science Fiction Convention – will be celebrating Star Wars with special guests, programming and exhibits on Friday, August 19th 2016. MidAmeriCon II’s “Star Wars Day” will take place exactly forty years after the first MidAmeriCon hosted just the third public presentation to be made about a then little known upcoming […]

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Star Wars Art: Posters foreword by Drew Struzan, introduction by Roger Kastel (book review).

June 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Art: Posters foreword by Drew Struzan, introduction by Roger Kastel (book review).

‘Star Wars Art: Posters’ is a large format book looking at how poster art for the ‘Star Wars’ films has changed over the last forty years. Not only does this provide a unique comparison of how times and tastes change but also how richly the ‘Star Wars’ universe can be interpreted. During the original trilogy […]

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Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series by Gary Gerani (book review).

June 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series by Gary Gerani (book review).

I’ve gone about reviewing these ‘Original Topps Trading Card Series’ books in a bit of an odd order, starting with the ‘Galaxy’ series, then ‘Empire Strikes Back’ and now the series that kickstarted them all ‘Star Wars’. Once again, though, it proves to be a fascinating journey into a world of collectible merchandise from nearly […]

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Creating The Worlds Of Star Wars: 365 Days by John Knoll with JW Rinzler (book review).

May 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Creating The Worlds Of Star Wars: 365 Days by John Knoll with JW Rinzler (book review).

In assembling ‘Creating The Worlds Of Star Wars: 365 Days’, John Knoll set himself an enormous task. Over the course of 365 pages, he takes one photo for each day each detailing a different aspect of the production of the first six ‘Star Wars’ films. Focusing mainly on the Special FX and having access to […]

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Wookie laughing woman.

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Wookie laughing woman.

Wookie laughing woman may sound like a country and western influenced Star Wars hit, but here’s a joyful little video of the pleasure that wearing a wookie mask – complete with voice-box – can bring you. Got to get me one of those masks!

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: The Original Topps Trading Card Series Volume Two by Gary Gerani (book review).

May 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: The Original Topps Trading Card Series Volume Two by Gary Gerani (book review).

Following on from Abrams’ collected Topps trading cards for both ‘Star Wars’ the original movie and the ‘Star Wars Galaxy’ art cards comes the second volume of cards from the 80s. This time around it’s the turn of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ to be given the ‘Original Topps Trading Card Series’ treatment. If you’re familiar […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakes (Blu-ray film review).

April 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Force Awakes (Blu-ray film review).

I must be one of the last to see ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakes’ and I can understand why a lot of people see so much of the original ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ in it but I can also see strong plot elements of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ and a touch of ‘Return Of […]

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Star Wars Galaxy: The Original Topps Trading Card Series by Gary Gerani (book review).

April 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Galaxy: The Original Topps Trading Card Series by Gary Gerani (book review).

After the delight of being able to read and appreciate ‘Star Wars: The Art Of The Force Awakens’, I was grateful to look at another book from publisher Abrams. This is ‘Star Wars Galaxy: The Original Topps Trading Card Series’, an anthology of collected artwork from the trading card sets of the same name, printed […]

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Star Wars Rogue One: first trailer.

April 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rogue One: first trailer.

Ah, the first trailer arrives for the new Star Wars standalone movie – Star Wars Rogue One – a bit like a Star Wars’ed version of the classic war movie, The Heroes of Telemark.

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